straight away


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straight away

At once; immediately; without delay or hesitation. When I walked in the room, I knew straight away that something bad had happened between my brothers. We'll be heading out straight away, just as soon as I find my keys.
See also: away, straight

straight off

At once; immediately; without delay or hesitation. When I walked in the room, I knew straight off that something bad had happened between my brothers. When we land, we'll be catching the next flight straight off—there is no layover.
See also: off, straight
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Advertising manager Katie said: "We've known each other for three years, and I'd say we clicked straight away.
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I gave myself a bit of a chance but I thought the doctors were going to stop it straight away.
David was like a younger, less experienced version of Sir Alex straight away.
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The star point-to-point rider was riding Midnight Dipper in the concluding sevenyear-old plus maiden and added: "I had just got to the front at the second-last when he fell and I knew more or less straight away I was in trouble.
However, Kyle Sibley coming back straight away was huge for us.
I could have got that ball and tossed it up straight away and no-one would have asked a question of it," Fox Sports quoted Ponting, as saying.
Mrs Dawn Penney said: "Some of the children in the playground thought he was messing about, as he is a bit of a joker, but his friends realised straight away something was wrong.
I was over with the outfield players and he just went down on it and I could see straight away there was something wrong - and he knew straight away, he heard it.
Templeton said: "As soon as I was offered the new deal I signed it straight away.
There is nothing more reassuring than when you come back from a defeat and you're firing straight away.
He settled in straight away, he came here with exactly the right attitude" recalls Graeme.
But when it arrived last week it broke straight away.